Central Library Spaces

  

The Houston Public Library Central Library is located at 500 McKinney St., in the heart of downtown, nestled among Houston’s skyscrapers and adjacent to the city’s Theater District.

The Houston Public Library welcomes the use of its meeting facilities for nonprofit and for-profit/personal meetings by members of the community.

Steps for Reserving a Meeting Room at the Central Library

  • Complete the fillable PDF Central Library Meeting Room Request Form.
  • Attach form to the email: HPL.CentralMeetingRoomRequests@houstontx.gov
    • If you are a nonprofit, please submit your 501 © 3 with your application.
    • You may fill out the application online by typing in all the data fields; the PDF form can save data and be submitted online via email as an attachment. If you are using Firefox, you will need to save the form to your computer first.
    • You may also submit the form by fax to 832-393-1324.

  • The meeting room coordinator will contact you regarding fees and setup. 

NOTE: Your meeting room is not reserved until the meeting room coordinator has sent you a confirmation.

The meeting rooms are available : M-Th 10 AM - 7:45 PM | F-Sa 10 AM - 4:45 PM | Su Closed

For further information please contact 832-393-2027.

Downloadable flyer with floorplans

Available Spaces

Table for easy comparison of spaces

Program Place

  • Room Size: 2,100 sq. ft.
  • Capacity:
    • 280, without tables
    • 140, with tables
  • Available technology/equipment:
    • Projector/screen
    • Built-in sound system
    • Microphone capability
    • Conference phone capability
    • Wi-Fi

Central Program Place

Central Program Place

Central Program Place


Concourse Meeting Room

  • Room Size: 1,781 sq. ft.
  • Capacity:
    • 235, without tables
    • 118, with tables
  • Available technology/equipment:
    • Projector/screen
    • Built-in sound system
    • Microphone capability
    • Conference phone capability
    • Wi-Fi

Central Concourse Meeting Room

Central Concourse Meeting Room


Room 479

  • Room Size: 196 sq. ft.
  • Capacity:
    • 10, without tables
    • 10, with tables
  • Available technology/equipment:
    • Wi-Fi

Central Room 479

Central Room 479